March 12, 2016 in New York history

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5 years ago on March 12th, 2016

84-foot tugboat 'The Specialist' sinks after colliding with a barge near the Tappan Zee Bridge, killing three

In an NTSB investigation, the crew was found to have been overtired and faced with performing a difficult maneuver as they approached the construction zone under the Tappan Zee while pushing a crane barge that obstructed their visibility.


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More events from March 12th in New York History


⏰ AGBC Rewind ⏰

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🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia


🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 71°F in 2012
Record Low: 8°F in 1888


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